As far as DIY remodels go, there aren't many projects as affordable cost effective as painting. Painting your home yourself is an extremely manageable project that can be handled by homeowners of any skill level. That is, you don't need to have any contracting or painting experience to paint your walls. The process of painting is very simple and can be done quite quickly with a few workers. Most of the work is very simple, even though it is going to be time consuming and messy.